NGO Jobs in Kenya – Jhpiego (16 Vacancies)

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Jhpiego is a nonprofit global leader in the creation and delivery of transformative health care solutions for the developing world. In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, we build health providers’ skills and we develop systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures for women and their families. Our aim is revolutionizing health care for the planet’s most disadvantaged people.
The Impact Malaria Project awarded to PSI and managed by a consortium of partners and funded by PMI / USAID, aims to reduce malaria associated morbidity and mortality.
In Kenya the project is led by Jhpiego. Impact Malaria supports malaria diagnosis, case management and prevention of malaria in pregnancy in 8 priority counties: Bungoma, Busia, Kakamega, Vihiga, Migori, Homa Bay, Siaya and Kisumu.
We are seeking experienced individuals with excellent management and technical skills, who are team players, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work ¡n a high-pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities to fill the following positions:
Malaria Technical Advisor (MIP)
Based in Kisumu
Reporting to Sr. Malaria Technical Advisor, the Malaria Advisor (MIP) will provide technical oversight and program management for implementation of the scope of work outlined in the work plan and annual Task Order for IMPACT MALARIA.
S/he will work in close collaboration with the Program Management team, including other Senior Technical staff to contribute to continuity across program implementation areas and service delivery with emphasis on prevention of malaria in pregnancy services, supervision and quality improvement systems and training and orientation systems.
The Malaria Advisor will also work closely with the Jhpiego international technical and program staff to ensure comprehensive technical and programmatic support in project and consequently the National program.
S/he will be responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of the project work plan.
Roles & Responsibilities:
A. Technical
·         Provide overall technical guidance and leadership for implementation of MIP activities at county, sub county, facility and community level;
·         Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement measures in MIP including community-based activities;
·         Compile and analyze data for performance monitoring and evaluation of the project and utilize data to take corrective actions;
·         Strengthen support supervision by being part the team at the county/sub county and community levels.
B. Leadership
·         Represent Impact Malaria in County and sub-county level stakeholder meetings;
·         Provide programmatic direction for Impact Malaria in key MIP service areas;
·         Forge partnership with other partner organizations that have the potential to work on interventions supported by Impact Malaria
C. Management
·         Program management and field staff, ensure timely program implementation, planning, development and management activities function smoothly and efficiently;
·         Provide guidance and support to the all-County staff to coordinate and link the initiatives by other partners to the health facilities;
·         Oversee the work of Impact Malaria consultants in the county;
·         In collaboration with Impact Malaria staff, prepare and track the progress of project and activity budgets;
·         Identify health service provider gaps ¡n knowledge and skills and opportunities for strengthening Impact Malaria support to the county, sub-county and community.
Qualifications:
·         Master Degree in relevant functional/technical area, preferably in Public Health, Medicine, or Nursing.
·         At least 8 years of professional, progressively more responsible management experience in public, private health programs.
·         Proven experience in managing a field office/ working experience with the County Governments will be an added advantage.
·         Excellent understanding and management of USAID programs
·         Ability to manage projects, set priorities, and plans for the successful implementation of programs
·         Clinical and community training skills; strong change management, results oriented and decision making skills
·         Demonstrated managerial skills and familiarity with budget management and program management
·         Serve as county or sub-county Impact Malaria team leader
·         Track record of innovative and creative thinking in technical and management approaches
·         Excellent communications skills – both verbal, written and presentation.
·         Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Suite-Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Malaria Technical Advisor (Case Management)
Based in Kisumu
Reporting to Sr. Malaria Technical Advisor, the Malaria Technical Advisor (Case Management) will provide technical oversight and program management for implementation of the scope of work outlined in the work plan and annual Task Order for IMPACT MALARIA.
S/he will work ¡n close collaboration with the Program Management team, including other Senior Technical staff to contribute to continuity across program implementation areas and service delivery with emphasis on malaria diagnostic, case management, supervision and quality improvement systems and training and orientation systems.
The Malaria Advisor will also work closely with the Jhpiego international technical and program staff to ensure comprehensive technical and programmatic support in project and consequently the National program.
S/he will be responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of the project work plan.
Roles and Responsibilities:
·         Provide overall technical guidance and leadership for implementation of Case Management Activities
·         Provide leadership for Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement Measures in Case Management
·         Provide programmatic direction for Impact Malaria in key Case Management Service areas
·         Serve as county or sub-county Impact Malaria team leader
·         Support development of county annual work plans
Qualifications:
·         Master Degree in relevant functional/technical area, preferably in Public Health, Medicine, or Nursing.
·         At least 8 years of professional, progressively more responsible management experience in public, private health programs.
·         Proven experience in managing a field office/ working experience with the County Governments will be an added advantage.
·         Excellent understanding and management of USAID programs
·         Ability to manage projects, set priorities, and plans for the successful implementation of programs
·         Clinical training skills; strong change management, results oriented and decision making skills
·         Serve as county or sub-county Impact Malaria team leader
·         Track record of innovative and creative thinking in technical and management approaches
·         Excellent communications skills – both verbal, written and presentation.
·         Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Suite-Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL) Advisor
Based in Kisumu
Reporting to the Chief of Party, the MERL Advisor will be responsible for all Monitoring Evaluation and Research Learning (MERL) activities in the whole of IM project.
S/he will lead the MER function of the project specifically, in the development of the M&E framework, monitoring of project implementation, reporting of the key project indicators, and take the lead in promoting and spearheading all research activities of the project.
S/he will lead M&E capacity building for the project partners, technical reporting, data quality assurance, and building the capacity for the implementation of an effective M&E/HMIS system.
Roles and Responsibilities:
·         Contribute to strategic planning, implementation and monitoring of the MER activities of the project
·         Develop tools and strategies to improve evidence based programming
·         Compile and analyze data for performance monitoring and evaluation to allow the project team to have a good overview of project performance
·         Develop and maintain a system for archiving M&E guidelines, tools, data files, analysis files, report and presentations for each major activity undertaken
·         Provide Leadership in program management and supervision of field staff, ensure timely program implementation, planning, development and management activities function smoothly and efficiently
·         Support development of county annual work plans
Qualifications:
·         A Master’s degree in M&E, computer science, statistics, epidemiology, or a public health-related field
·         8 years of work experience working in monitoring and evaluation for public health projects
·         Excellent understanding and management of USAID programs
·         Extensive experience in monitoring and evaluation and health information management system
·         Knowledge of DHIS-2 including developing dashboards.; Proven computer skills in Word Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, SPSS;
·         Basic monitoring and evaluation principles and procedures; programmatic, administrative, and financial skills needed to develop M&E Plans, HMIS formats, and work plans;
·         Excellent communications skills – both verbal, written and presentation.

Community Mobilization Officer
2 Positions
Based in Kisumu and Migori
Reporting to the Malaria Technical Advisor (MIP), the Community Mobilization Officer will assist in the development, implementation and management of Impact Malaria community-based activities.
This includes assisting with development of work plans, liaising with relevant ministries staff and County project teams regarding implementation, and management of IM project.
Roles & Responsibilities:
·         Lead in community program coordination and implementation
·         Coordinate technical assistance for program implementation
·         Assist the Malaria Advisor in the design, implementation, monitoring and assessment of activities
·         Write reports, assist in development of annual work plans, project monitoring tracking matrices, target implementation plan and relevant reports as required.
·         Work closely with 1M technical and program staff to ensure quality implementation of programs.
·         Assist in the development of new program approaches that are linked to related services
Qualifications:
·         A Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social sciences or Higher Diploma with extensive experience in community based work or related field is required; additional certifications in health related areas are an added advantage.
·         At least 5 years of experience in Health related issues.
·         Experience working with MOH systems and personnel
·         Knowledgeable in material development and review as well as trainee follow up
·         Experience managing programs covering Malaria and other communicable diseases
·         Excellent communications skills – both verbal, written and presentation.
·         Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Suite-Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Service Delivery Officer
4 Positions
Based in Kisumu (2), Migori (1) and Kakamega (1)
Reporting to the Malaria Technical Advisor (MIP), the SDO will provide technical expertise, coordination, planning, integration and supervision of all Impact Malaria activities at the focus county and sub county level.
The officer will provide all the necessary support to ensure the successful implementation of project activities, including work planning, budgeting, reconciliation of finances, and reporting.
S/he and will lead the Jhpiego team in strengthening integration of the project activities at the county and sub county level.
Roles and Responsibilities:
·         Ensure implementation of Project Activities
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·         Provide program support to develop work plans, liaising with MOH staff and donor regarding implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs
·         Provide support for budget of all program activities, financial reconciliation, and analyze report/data received from field sites.
·         Identify Champions, documentation and dissemination of best practices and lessons learn.
Qualifications:
·         Bachelor’s degree and relevant experience required
·         Registered Clinical Officer or Registered Nurse; Possess strong clinical and training skills, particularly in the areas of Malaria
·         At least 5 years of progressively responsible work experience, particularly ¡n the areas of malaria.
·         Experience working with MoH personnel and good knowledge of health systems and programs
·         A demonstrated track record of providing mentorship and supervision for strengthening healthcare services; training in quality improvement approaches;
·         Critical thinking and troubleshooting skills to facilitate program implementation
·         Excellent communications skills – both verbal, written and presentation.
·         Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Suite-Word, Excel, PowerPoint

MERL Officer
2 Positions
Based in Kisumu and Migori
Reporting to the MERL Advisor, the MEL Officer based at the county will work closely with MOH to strengthen documentation, data use for decision-making at sub-county, facility and community levels.
They will contribute to M&E capacity building of Ministry of Health (MO H) staff on data management; provide feedback to MOH on data quality, completeness and use, coordinate data quality audits (DQAs) and data review meetings with MOH and CHVs.
Roles and Responsibilities:
·         Provide continuous technical and mentorship support to health care workers on data management processes, data analysis skills and interpretation of indicators to meet impact Malaria and MOH program requirements
·         Continuously strengthen capacity of project and health care workers at county, sub-county and community levels on us of DHIS2 and other community system
·         Perform routine data cleaning and ensure the validity, accuracy, consistency and completeness of Malaria data at all levels county, sub-county and community levels before reporting
Qualifications:
·         Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Health Records, Public Health, Social Sciences
·         Minimum of 3 years’ progressive work experience
·         Professional training in M&E/DHIS
·         Hands on experience in statistical analysis packages – STATA; SPSS, Epi info.
·         Excellent quantitative and qualitative methodologies;
·         Demonstrated experience in developing M-health Solutions
·         Working experience with MOH systems and personnel and in USAID-funded projects is an added advantage
·         Excellent communications skills – both verbal, written and presentation.
·         Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Suite-Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Program Officer
Based in Nairobi
Reporting to the Sr. Malaria Program Advisor, the Program Officer will serve as a key member of project implementation teams and will assist in the administrative, financial, logistical and programmatic tasks required for Jhpiego programs.
This includes assisting with project administration including tracking of program Gantt charts / work plans, preparation of program reports, and power point presentations.
Roles & Responsibilities
·         Participate and support in the design, implementation and monitoring of the Impact Malaria project activities
·         Prepare program reports and be responsible for gathering field reports including photos and data reports from the program and writing of success stories
·         Maintain records of programs activities highlight problem areas and redress them and provide summaries to the Sr. Program Advisor on a weekly basis
·         Ensure that required technical and administrative reports from the project sites are submitted an archived in timely way
·         Travel as appropriate to program sites to assist ¡n program logistics, including travel, financial arrangements, equipment and supplies coordination
·         Assist with organization of national, regional and international meetings, field visits, and other activities.
·         Assist in program material design and preparation
·         Assist Finance staff to review, process and reconcile payment documentation from trainers, program, technical staff, local implementing partners, consultants as well as from funded geographies
Required Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of progressively responsible work experience in programs
·         Working experience in USAID-funded projects is an added advantage
·         Experience working with health or related programs especially Malaria programing is an added advantage
·         Ability to manage projects, set priorities, and plans for the successful implementation of program activities.
·         Excellent communications skills – both verbal, written and presentation
·         Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Suite-Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Program Assistant / Driver
2 Positions
Based in Kisumu and Migori
Reporting to the Procurement Officer, the Program Assistant / Driver will assist in the management of the administrative, financial, logistical and programmatic tasks required for Jhpiego programs.
This includes assisting with project administration including tracking of program Gantt charts / work plans, preparation of program reports, and power point presentations.
Roles & Responsibilities:
·         Provide administrative support in the design, implementation and monitoring of project activities
·         Organize and coordinate logistics for meeting and workshops
·         Responsible for recording and disseminating program meeting minutes
·         Assist to maintain program files.
·         Assist with the management and presentation of information, such as the development of Power Point presentations, handling basic correspondence and conducting web searches.
·         Drive Project Vehicle on official trips as necessary
·         Ensure that the office vehicle(s) have necessary vehicle accessories like spare tyres, lifesavers, toolbox, first aid kit, etc.
·         Responsible for maintaining vehicle mileage records, monitoring fuel consumption and other minor vehicle maintenance issues.
·         Informing the Procurement Officer in good time when service (minor/major) is due for vehicles and of any other repairs required for vehicles
·         Ensure Project Vehicles are well maintained and policies are adhered to and other related records and maintenance as required.
Qualifications:
·         Diploma with experience, preferably in community Health or Public Health, social sciences or related studies
·         Valid Kenyan Driver’s License with minimum 5 years’ experience of manual driving
·         Hands on experience organizing health training programs including travel and logistics and handling of finances
·         Excellent communications skills – both verbal, written
·         Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Suite-Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Finance Officer
Based in Kisumu
Reporting to the Finance & Administration Manager, the Finance Officer will be responsible for providing financial support to programs to ensure the smooth running of the office.
This includes handling day to day financial operations, with particular emphasis on handling accounts payable and receivable, expense reports, cash handling, payments and compliance to Jhpiego and donor financial policies.
Implement and maintain an on-site financial accounting and bookkeeping system required to assure the integrity and effective performance of Jhpiego’s financial operations.
Roles and Responsibilities
·         Maintain, monitor, and disburse funds from the bank account(s) in accordance with Jhpiego’s financial policies and procedures as outlined in the Jhpiego Finance and Accounting policies manual for country offices, QuickBooks Manual, Banking Policy, Procurement Policy and any other policies.
·         On a daily basis, review expense reports to ensure completeness, accuracy, reasonability and validity of financial data before posting to financial system
·         Ensure that expense reports are filed on a timely basis and proper accounting records relating to expense reports are maintained and are compatible with standard accounting practice, JHU/Jhpiego and donor guidelines.
·         Review QuickBooks monthly financial reports, conduct bank reconciliation and review any other financial reports before submission to the Finance & Admin Manager.
·         Assist program team to develop annual operational budgets; review these budgets for accuracy, reasonability, completeness and donor compliance
·         Assist the Finance & Admin Manager to prepare financial reports to donor
·         Review existing internal control systems to ensure financial integrity at all times; identify weaknesses and recommend corrective actions as per the GAAPs and Jhpiego’s financial procedures
Qualifications
·         Bachelor’s degree ¡n Accounting, Finance, or related field
·         CPA/ACCA II or equivalent
·         Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in finance or accounting.
·         Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations
·         Knowledge of international and USG donor agencies and private sector foundations
·         Able to effectively communicate with senior management, third party vendors, technical staff, as well as non-finance staff
·         Excellent verbal, written report, communication and presentation skills
·         Computer skills including demonstrated hands on-experience with MS Suite-Word, Excel, PowerPoint
How to Apply
Interested applicants should send application & CV with 3 referees to the following email address: HR.Kenya@jhpiego.org by 28th September 2018.
Indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.
Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity.
Persons with disabilities and other minority groups are encouraged to apply.
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